As far as mankind has progressed with science and medicine, ironically there also seems to be an increased number of individuals/couples struggling with fertility. The natural function of bearing a child is getting harder and harder due to a large number of factors, namely poor diet, stress, hyper/hectic lifestyles and unreasonable demands we put on […]

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  Who is Lakshmi? Put very simply, Lakshmi is the Hindu Goddess of Wealth. In a Hindu family, when a girl is born, it is said that ‘Lakshmi has come in to the home’.  When a girl gets married, it is also said that ‘Lakshmi has come in to our home’.  – The latter bearing […]

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Happy New Year to you all! On the 17th day of the new year?  Is it already starting to feel old?  Or are you still revelling in the magic of the holidays and ringing in the New Year with near and dear ones? We have all had a couple of weeks to settle in post […]

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…and more consistently and regularly than men could! We naturally get in to a rage when we hear of men physically, mentally or emotionally abusing women.  We have names for these men.  We encourage these women to leave these men/these relationships; we demand these men go for counselling; we get psychiatrists and lawyers and media […]

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Are you a primary care giver to an elderly parent or a relative?  Are you a parent? Are you smack-in-the-middle of both generations where you find yourself as a primary care giver to a parent/s and your children? Are you a workaholic?  Is your partner a workaholic? Do you hold a demanding professional position where […]

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Goosebumps all over my arms, my breath held for goodness knows how long, my heart racing and I found a lump in my throat and tears welling up in my eyes. All this while I was listening to Michelle Obama’s Democratic Convention Speech.  Oh my!  What a woman, what a delivery of such words full […]

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‘Mindfulness’ has been the ‘buzz’ word for a few years now.  I first got acquainted with it during my pregnancy when a relative of mine who is qualified in ‘Mindful birthing’ coached me. Now this term is everywhere, in every field, in every aspect of life.  Being ‘Mindful’. It’s a great, non-religious approach to one […]

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Not too long ago my husband and his sister enlightened me on YOLO and FOMO.  I am so sure I am the only person who was not familiar with these acronyms but just so as no to sell my self short and have you MO (Miss Out) – (You Only Live Once -YOLO), (Fear of […]

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Happy New Year! It’s the 4th of January (3rd still if you are anywhere West of the UK). How are you faring with your ‘New Year Resolutions’? Did they start on the 1st of January?  Or are you waiting – like me – for Monday – the first day of the week? 🙂 I ask […]

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